Convictions are more dangerous enemies of truth than lies.
The heart has its reasons which reason knows not.
Our virtues and our failings are inseparable, like force and matter. When they separate, man is no more
The greatest minds are capable of the greatest vices as well as of the greatest virtues.
I know I am but mortal and so therewhilst prepare myself for death, whensoever it shall please God to send it.
Every act of creation is first an act of destruction.
The wise man should restrain his senses like the crane and accomplish his purpose with due knowledge of his place, time and ability.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.
You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
In order to change the world, you have to get your head together first
Science may set limits to knowledge, but should not set limits to imagination.
If you don't like someone's story, write your own.
Wisdom begins at the end.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
Men become wise just as they become rich, more by what they save than by what they receive.
If you're happy, don't worry you'll get over it.
The only way to get the best of an argument is to avoid it.
If you don't behave as you believe, you will end by believing as you behave.
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds.
In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.
To avoid criticism say nothing, do nothing, be nothing.